The Controls Impact on excessive aeroelasticity in the design of passenger drones

When one reviews the design of larger drones, one is tantalized by the heavy structural design of the propeller support struts. It is partially due to the very large power outputs – i.e, thrust, on an extended cantilever arm. This can also provide an excessive twisting stress on the fuselage, particularly in yawing flight. […]

Spring 2019

Work continues on modifying the original Jefferson Jyrodyne design to take advantage of recent electric motor developments.  A far larger CL and CG range will now be allowable than was theoretically possible before, and has an extra dimensional consideration, since both CL and CG can now more easily move in two dimensions, rather than […]